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Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2011 19:37:42 +0100
From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@...ian.org>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
Subject: Re: CVE request - kernel: bridge br_multicast NULL
	pointer dereference

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 08:44:08AM -0500, Josh Bressers wrote:

> > (2.6.34-rc1), the check was removed in 8ef2a9a5 (v2.6.35-rc1), and
> > subsequently restored in 7f285fa78d (v2.6.35-rc5).
> > 
> 
> Please use CVE-2011-0709.

I don't think it makes sense to assign CVE IDs to issues, which only
occured in development snapshots?

This wasn't done in the past and it creates needless overhead.

Cheers,
        Moritz

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